Providing high quality care, close to home

Welcome to Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital

Laurens County Hospital brings high-quality care and state-of-the-art technology to the residents of Laurens County and surrounding communities. We are proud to have received multiple honors for quality, safety and patient satisfaction.

Recently, these have included a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade “A” (the highest possible grade) and a 4-star rating from Centers for Medicare. Additionally, Laurens County Hospital was one of only three South Carolina hospitals to receive a Premier HIIN Award for Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board.

What do these awards mean?

As a patient at Laurens County Hospital, you can rest assured you are in good hands. These safety and quality ratings reflect the top-tier care provided by our team members and physicians.

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade “A”

The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit watchdog organization that serves as a voice for health care purchasers, using their collective influence to foster positive change in U.S. health care. Leapfrog is the nation’s premier advocate of hospital transparency—collecting, analyzing and disseminating hospital data to inform value-based purchasing.

Using 28 evidence-based measures of patient safety, The Leapfrog Group calculated a numerical score for all eligible hospitals in the U.S. The numerical score was then converted into one of five letter grades. “A” represents the best Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, followed in order by “B,” “C,” “D,” and “F.”

CMS 4-Star Rating

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) uses a five-star quality rating system to measure the experiences Medicare beneficiaries have with their health plan and health care system — the Star Rating Program.

The Star Rating Program is intended to:

  • Raise the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries
  • Strengthen beneficiary protections
  • Help consumers compare health plans more easily
Premier HIIN Award for Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board

This award recognizes top-performing hospitals in Premier’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) that have demonstrated excellence in performance across 13 patient safety adverse event areas of focus and with active participation in the HIIN program.

Zero Harm Awards

Laurens County Hospital has received multiple Zero Harm Awards. These awards recognize hospitals for achieving quality and performance goals and is presented by the South Carolina Hospital Association.

Do no harm. This phrase is at the core of the Hippocratic Oath, the commitment made by physicians and healthcare workers across the world as they embark on their careers practicing medicine. Put it another way: zero harm is the goal.

Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has recognized several South Carolina hospitals with a Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community.

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Expanding care in your community

We are pleased to offer the following new and expanded services right here in Laurens.

Cardiology Services
Dr. Jack Dobkin now offers cardiology care at Laurens Family Medicine. Learn more about Dr. Dobkin and request an appointment online.

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Dr. Stephanie Bailey has joined Laurens Family Medicine to offer first-class orthopedic care, backed by advanced surgical techniques. Learn more about Dr. Bailey, who is accepting new patients in Laurens. Call 864-984-0571 to schedule your appointment.

OB/GYN
Dr. Geddis Abel-Bey will join Carolina Women’s Center this fall, increasing the availability of obstetric and gynecologic care.

Sleep lab
Laurens County Hospital offers sleep studies close to home. Ask your primary care doctor if a sleep study is right for you.

What is a sleep study?

A sleep study is a combination of tests that measure how well you sleep. These tests often reveal underlying sleep disorders that can lead to other medical conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke. A sleep study may help you if:

  • You can’t fall asleep or remain asleep throughout the night.
  • You can’t seem to stay awake during the day.
  • You snore.
  • You can’t resist moving your legs.
  • You sleepwalk.
  • You experience terrifying nightmares.

Since sleep is a natural component of life, disturbances in your slumber can cause serious health issues. If you are experiencing these warning signs, talk to your primary care physician to help you decide if a sleep study is right for you.